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Death and the Adolescent: A Resource Handbook for Bereavement Support Groups in SchoolsThe death of a loved one can create special challenges for adolescents. This manual provides information, guidelines, and suggestions for parents, teachers, and other caregivers in helping teenagers who have lost a parent, sibling, or close friend through death.Drawing on their own extensive experience as bereavement counsellors, the authors explain in detail how to conduct a bereavement support group for adolescents. In addition they examine problems typically encountered by bereaved teens, and…

A Parent's Guide to Raising Grieving Children: Rebuilding Your Family after the Death of a Loved OneWhen children lose someone they love, they lose part of their very identity. Life, as they knew it, will never be quite the same. The world that once felt dependable and safe may suddenly seem a frightening, uncertain place, where nobody understands what they’re feeling. In this deeply sympathetic book, Phyllis R. Silverman and Madelyn Kelly offer wise guidance on virtually every aspect of childhood loss, from living with someone who’s dying to preparing the funeral; from explaining death to a …

Death, Hope & the Laughter of God: An Unlikely Title About the Unlikely Path Where God Finds UsExperiencing loss tempts us to think God is distant and uncaring, but DEATH, HOPE & THE LAUGHTER OF GOD courageously insists something different. The author, fueled by questions surrounding the death of his daughter in a car accident, insists our darkest questions about what God is up to, and where God is as we go through pain, are simply the trails we must take to get to joy. It is a deeply moving and theologically substantive work for anyone–but, in particular, anyone who has suffered the dea…

Handbook of Adolescent Death and BereavementIn this comprehensive handbook, Charles Corr and David Balk improve our understanding of the challenges faced by adolescents when coping with death, dying, and bereavement.The volume is organized into three parts.Part I addresses specific issues involved in confrontations with death.Part II focuses on the role of bereavement.Part III explains specific therapeutic interventions for caregivers.The authors introduce us to adolescence as a special time in the human life cycle, a period quite separat…

Adolescent Encounters With Death, Bereavement, and CopingCapturing from the start that ‘Childhood is, and always has been, a vulnerable time,’ we have a rich in gathering of contributed pieces that bring us into the raw, fragile arena of children traumatized by life events and behaviors…” –Illness, Crisis, and Loss Balk and Corr again have edited a book that will set the direction of the field for yet another decade….Caregivers can count on this book…for insight and intervention.” –From the Foreword by Kenneth J. Doka, PhDProfessor, The Gradua…

Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention (2nd Edition)For the past decade, Adolescent Suicide: Assessment and Intervention has been recognized as the best and most authoritative text on this most tragic of subjects. This long-awaited second edition incorporates almost 15 years of new research and critical thinking about clinical assessment and intervention in addition to an expanded focus on prevention….

I Cried, You Didn't Listen: A First Person Look at a Childhood Spent Inside CYA Youth Detention Systems: Surviving a Life in Prison from Adolescent to Death; Book 1“I CRIED, YOU DIDN’T LISTEN IS THE MOST POWERFUL TALE OF HORROR WITHIN THE WALLS OF PENAL INSTITUTIONS SINCE ‘PAPILLON.’ THE TERRIFYING ASPECT IS THAT IT DESCRIBES AMERICA’S JUVENILE SYSTEM” – Alden Mills, ARETE MAGAZINE “THE AUTHOR’S WELL-WRITTEN STORY COMES AT THE READER FAST AND FURIOUSLY; SHOCKING READERS INTO AN AWARENESS OF THE INHUMANITY OF AMERICA’S JUVENILE PENAL INSTITUTIONS.”- PUBLISHERS WEEKLY “I CRIED, YOU DIDN’T LISTEN IS A POWERFUL INDICTMENT OF A SYSTEM THAT MAY HAVE LOST TRAC…

Death, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Adolescent Literature (Children's Literature and Culture)Knowledge about carnality and its limits provides the agenda for much of the fiction written for adolescent readers today, yet there exists little critical engagement with the ways in which it has been represented in the young adult novel in either discursive, ideological, or rhetorical forms. Death, Gender and Sexuality in Contemporary Adolescent Literature is a pioneering study that addresses these methodological and contextual gaps. Focusing on texts produced since the late-1980s, and drawing…

Beyond the Innocence of Childhood, Volume 3: Helping Children and Adolescents Cope With Death and Bereavement (Professional Practices in Adult Education and Human Resource) (Volume 2)Death is not a mere possibility but a certainty for all of us. Yet, today’s society unrealistically portrays childhood as a time of unremittant joy and freedom. Unfortunately, the reality of life may suddenly bring children face to face with tragic circumstances such as the death of their pet, the terminal illness of their parent, their own struggle with life-threatening disease, the accidental death of their sibling, or the suicide of a friend. The gravity of any of these situations takes child…

Integrating Extremes: Aggression and Death in the PlayroomPlay therapy can do more than we thought. Much more. Integrating Extremes: Aggression and Death in the Playroom offers a new perspective on working with kids. Lisa Dion, LPC, RPT-S, provides therapists and other professionals that work with kids a science-based process for working with children at the deepest, most profound levels of healing while staying safe and sane. This book explores a new understanding of aggression and death play that’s based on brain function and neuro-science. It pr…